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Old 20th April 2016, 03:40 PM
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While I do agree that a rifle built for the purpose can achieve higher than is normal BC for a given pellet and therefore take less wind than other rifles, a wind from a very slight angle even a strong one can put a big bow in the string but the pellet fly as good as straight giving the impression of wind defiance. Wind angle is as important as strength when deciding where to aim.

But having said that I have also consistently been able to stay in the kill when another rifle had to consistently come out of the kill to keep knocking the same target over in turn. Manufacturers should do more R+D on achieving an higher BC, along with accuracy it is the most important factor of a good rifle. Looking at the majority of rifles available they clearly don't as the basic architecture of many rifles rules out its ability to achieve this.
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